Day: June 5, 2020

Lewis Hamilton enraged at George Floyd death, and Mercedes backs him

Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton joined the worldwide chorus of voices condemning the death of George Floyd this week, saying he was “overcome with rage” at the brutality. And his employers at Mercedes say they back him 100 percent.

Floyd, an unarmed black man, died May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes, all captured on video by bystanders, as Floyd repeatedly told the police “I can’t breathe.” The nation, and even cities overseas, have seen peaceful protests in the days since, as well as some rioting and looting.

“This past week has been so dark,” Hamilton wrote on Instagram. “I have failed to keep hold of my emotions. I have felt so much anger, sadness and disbelief in what my eyes have seen.

“I am completely

New Batmobile clearly shown in photos of model

A couple months ago, director of the upcoming “The Batman” Matt Reeves shared photos of the Caped Crusader’s new ride. It looked a bit like a high-tech, mid-engine Dodge Charger. At least from what we could see of it in the moody, brown, dark press photos. But now we get a clearer look at the new Batmobile, at least of the model.

The photos seem to have originated from Hollywood model maker and designer Jeff Frost, though his website has been made private since the photos were published. Fortunately for us, social media accounts such as @TheBatRobert shared them to Twitter. The photos are clearly